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D.C.’s Metro System Losing $400,000 Daily Due to Government Shutdown

There has been a 16 percent loss in the average weekday ridership and 8 percent loss in Metrobus ridership of over 600,000 daily trips.

Would Giving Up Your Burger Increase Long-Term Food Security? A New Study Says Yes

The threat of food shortage is not the stuff of science fiction, it is happening already and is a driver for famine, conflict, mass migration, and myriad environmental concerns which impact both the planet we live on and those who inhabit it.

Here’s What Happened When Delegates Played a Sim of the World’s Climate Battle at COP24

In one game the US was told that Miami’s coastline had seen significant flooding as a result of the ice sheet melt and that millions of residents were going to have to be moved further inland at great cost to the country. 

‘Ndrangheta Mafia Shattered by Largest Ever Action Against Organized Crime Group in Europe

There are about 160 ’Ndrangheta cells with roughly 6,000 members. They specialize in kidnapping and political corruption, but also engage in drug trafficking, murder, bombings, counterfeiting, gambling, frauds, thefts, labor racketeering, loansharking, and alien smuggling.

Quantum Accelerometer Could Provide Secure Navigation Without Satellites

Satellite signals can become unavailable due to blockages such as tall buildings, or can be jammed, imitated or denied. The quantum accelerometer is a self-contained system that does not rely on any external signals.

Homeland Security Department at 15 on ‘Strong and Steady Course’

Pence told the attendees the American people are grateful to DHS employees. “You’ve considered the people of this country more important than yourself," he said.

40 SDVOSBs on the Ramp to CIO-SP3 Pending Size and Status Verification

NITAAC still is evaluating bids for the Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) group, the Section 8(a) group, and the general small business group.

CBP Lacks Software to Verify E-Passport Chip Data, Senators Say

A skilled hacker could alter the data on an e-Passport chip — like the name, photo, or expiration date — without alerting a border agent, say experts.
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